May 8, 2018 Subject:
I sang a little while and then flew on.
March 1, 2015 Subject:
A taste of The Warlocks
to begin set 2...really psychedelic Playin>UJB>Playin. We all though the Star was coming afterwards but that was to be saved for the next night. Really excellent post space segment as well. Not sure what other reviewers are listening to, this source sounds great and the show is mostly an excellent performance
June 29, 2013 Subject:
to each his own i guess i mean the boards aren't too great but c'mon the playing? i loved this tour and both shows were killer alot better than the N.J. show turned into a commercially released disc. can't think of too many if any better Sugaree's for this era maybe 7/6/90 and Cold.Rain & Snow is well played. Also Deal is tight. the Playin> Uncle John's jams like old days.
Reviewer:East Coast Dave in WA
July 28, 2010 Subject:
mixed feelings on this one
From what I recalled at the time, I thought the Miami shows were great. Listening to this one 20 years later, I'd say it's decent, but not great. While there were some sweet Jerry numbers (FOTD especially), his voice was sounding rougher than usual, and I don't think he was particularly with it on guitar, either. Bobby's vocals sound rough to me as well. I know the Dead have never been known for stellar singing, but this show is pretty rugged, even by "Grateful Dead" standards. Plus,, even thought they did some personal fave Jerry songs, they also played my two least favorite new (at the time) songs, although Jerry gets some nice licks in on Just a Little Light. I think time has vindicated most of Brent's songs (for me, at least), but that one isn't one of 'em. As for recording quality, I wish Phil had been mixed louder. Best of show? I'd say Playin' through Space. Some good psychedelic jamming....... This show has it's positives and negatives...... I'll give it three.
February 3, 2010 Subject:
These 89 soundboards sound terrible
No offense to Miller and all the other saints who have worked so hard to master and share these recordings. But the 1989 soundboard tape mixes are awful. Maybe because they were recording multi-tracks to cull from for live albums (Without A Net), they didn't put into effort into the plain old two track tapes. Vocals and hi-hat cymbals cranked up, everything else is a muddy mess in the background. Too bad because the performances are terrific, of course. By spring '90 at least we get the multi-track mixdowns that leaked out on cassette.